Maryland Department of Health is reporting 1,313 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Howard County (up 28 from yesterday) and 36,986 cases in Maryland (up 1,083 from yesterday) on May 15th.

Howard County Health Department is reporting 1,315 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Howard County per their dashboard this morning

In Howard County zip code 21045 has the most total cases of Coronavirus (215) and zip code 20763 has the highest concentration of cases “rate per 10,000” (71):

Here is the latest ICU and Acute Hospital Beds for COVID-19, Currently in Use chart:

Something to watch…the jump in ICU beds…today is the highest it has been since May 10th (611 is the all time high on that date).

COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland

Number of confirmed cases : 36,986
Number of negative test results : 145,840
Number of confirmed deaths : 1,792
Number of probable deaths : 119
Currently hospitalized : 1,496
Acute care : 898
Intensive care : 598
Ever hospitalized : 6,679
Released from isolation : 2,685

Cases and Deaths Data Breakdown:
Parenthesis = Confirmed death, laboratory-confirmed positive COVID-19 test result
Asterisk = Probable death, death certificate lists COVID-19 as the cause of death but not yet confirmed by a laboratory test
NH = Non-Hispanic

By County

County Cases Deaths
Allegany 151 (13)
Anne Arundel 2,752 (128) 8*
Baltimore City 3,606 (183) 9*
Baltimore County 4,399 (217) 17*
Calvert 228 (12) 1*
Caroline 190
Carroll 635 (64)
Cecil 300 (17)
Charles 829 (59) 2*
Dorchester 107 (2)
Frederick 1,364 (81) 7*
Garrett 6
Harford 671 (28) 4*
Howard 1,313 (38) 2*
Kent 131 (14)
Montgomery 7,759 (411) 38*
Prince George’s 10,791 (393) 20*
Queen Anne’s 108 (9)
St. Mary’s 299 (9)
Somerset 54
Talbot 65 (1)
Washington 320 (9)
Wicomico 777 (19)
Worcester 131 (4) 1*
Data not available (81) 10*

By Age Range and Gender

Age/Gender Cases Deaths
0-9 716
10-19 1,383
20-29 4,849 (10) 1*
30-39 6,699 (21) 3*
40-49 6,635 (52) 4*
50-59 6,194 (118) 9*
60-69 4,577 (280) 12*
70-79 3,076 (441) 16*
80+ 2,857 (790) 64*
Data not available (80) 10*
Female 19,312 (890) 64*
Male 17,674 (902) 55*

By Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Cases Deaths
African-American (NH) 11,572 (736) 40*
Asian (NH) 723 (61) 5*
White (NH) 7,701 (746) 57*
Hispanic 8,229 (142) 6*
Other (NH) 1,763 (24) 1*
Data not available 6,998 (83) 10*

Here are important links with data on Coronavirus (COVID-19) numbers:

Here is a site to watch for information on Maryland cases: https://phpa.health.maryland.gov/Pages/Novel-coronavirus.aspx

Here is the site to keep an eye on in Howard County for updates: https://www.howardcountymd.gov/Departments/Health/MM-Alerts-and-Recalls

This is a good site to keep up to date with the latest coronavirus updates worldwide:  (Worldometer) https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/ or (Johns Hopkins) https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html.

A local blog reader has put together this really great and informative Google spreadsheet with some great data. Be sure to give it a look daily: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/19a2ACAQVz_Vi2UIcD-byZXKttTmUd8js6-kd3qLO-Ac/edit#gid=280098391

Scott E

Note: Daily updates going forward will happen on Monday, Wednesday and Friday (unless something significant needs to be reported on the other days or get I extra time in my schedule to report out numbers) during the week. 

Note – Weekly charts may be updated late tomorrow due to the upcoming Judge of the Circuit Court Online Forum tomorrow at 10:00am.